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Barchester Healthcare Interview Questions

Updated Apr 21, 2018
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    Project Lead Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (London, England (UK)) in October 2017.

    Interview

    Face to face interview with senior management followed by telephone interview with director. This was at head office. The interview was relaxed and not at all confrontational. I felt at ease and supported throughout the entire interview.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do I see myself in 5 years   1 Answer

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    May 14, 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for your kind review. Providing a warm and welcoming interview experience is important, so we're glad that yours was positive. To be one of the first to hear about our latest vacancies, you... More


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    Regulation Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Milton Keynes, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Milton Keynes, England (UK)).

    Interview

    Firstly I would like to commend the recruitment advisor, was very supportive during the application process and communication was simply outstanding, the interview process was extremely good. I good give time to prepare and the panel were very professional, explained the process and give time to show my experience. Outstanding

    Interview Questions

    • Had to prepare a presentation, I was given the question days before and had enough time to prepare   Answer Question

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    May 14, 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for your kind review. Providing a warm and welcoming interview experience is important, so we're glad that yours was positive. To be one of the first to hear about our latest vacancies, you... More

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    Deputy General Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chellaston, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Chellaston, England (UK)) in June 2017.

    Interview

    Interview was informal and more of a chat. They made me very comfortable and were really keen to hear about my previous experience. Most of the questions were related to how I would use my management experience to tackle issues in the care home.

    Interview Questions

    • In your previous experience, how did you manage a employee dispute?   Answer Question

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    May 14, 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for your feedback – we value all responses and appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your recent interview at Barchester. Offering a positive interview experience is important to... More


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    Carer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (London, England (UK)).

    Interview

    it was brief, friendly and not formal. I met my team lead and the home manager together for about 2o mins. I had worked for a shop byt always wanted to have a care job but I didn't think they would look at em as I had not worked in Care before. they asked me lots of things about why I wanted to work in care an dlook help people who live in the care hames.

    Interview Questions

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    May 14, 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for your feedback – we value all responses and appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your recent interview at Barchester. Offering a positive interview experience is important to... More


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    Hospital Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Nottingham, England (UK)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    It was very professional and was made very comfortable. I had to do a 30 min exercise. I was asked questions by a panel and was able to find out if successful within an hour which was very important to me

    Interview Questions

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    May 14, 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for your feedback – we value all responses and appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your recent interview at Barchester. Offering a positive interview experience is important to... More


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    Head of Unit Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Northampton, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Northampton, England (UK)) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Very Brief, interview for the role I expected to be there at least an hour. no challenging are particularly thoughtful questions asked, way too easy. Anyone would have got the job. Desperation shown by management during the interview. I was asked when I could start and told I had the job early on.

    Interview Questions

    • Have you ever had to report a safeguarding, explain.   1 Answer
    • Do you have experience and knowledge surrounding personal progress planing   1 Answer
    • Are you able to describe the meaning equality and diversity.   1 Answer
    • Can you detail your experience regarding leadership and managing staff, what do you find most important.   1 Answer
    • How soon can you start   1 Answer

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    May 14, 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Congratulations on being offered a role at Barchester Healthcare. We appreciate you leaving your feedback. To enable us to improve our candidate experience, we would appreciate if you could provide... More


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    Health Care Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Twickenham, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Twickenham, England (UK)) in May 2016.

    Interview

    I applied online and was called in for an interview after a few days. I was welcomed politely and offered a drink. I was made comfortable and they made sure the interview panel had a staff member that came from my home country which made me feel more at ease. I was given a written interview as well as a panel interview. The whole process took like an hour maximum.

    Interview Questions

    • What would I do if I found a resident lying on the floor?   1 Answer

    Barchester Healthcare Response

    May 14, 2018 – Social Media Exec

    Thank you for your feedback – we value all responses and appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your recent interview at Barchester. Offering a positive interview experience is important to... More

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    Registered Nurse Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (London, England (UK)) in April 2016.

    Interview

    The interview was organised by a recruitment firm based in U.K. I had the interview on Skype and it was real cool as the interviewer was courteous and highly intelligent.

    Interview Questions

    Negotiation

    It was smooth.


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    Care Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newport, Newport, Wales (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Newport, Newport, Wales (UK)) in January 2016.

    Interview

    The process was quick and easy and was interviewed by the home manager. Worked on the floor doing a super numery shift after 1 week of training including manual handling, COSHH, fire safety and food and hygiene

    Interview Questions


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    Health Care Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saltford, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Barchester Healthcare (Saltford, England (UK)) in December 2015.

    Interview

    Applied for a job, after a month I got a call inviting me for an interview

    I discovered I had the job a few days later

    The interview was pretty relaxed

    I was interviewed by a woman who was at the time deputy manager but is now the manager and it took place in one of the care home's lounges

    Interview Questions

    • If you discover someone has fallen over what should you do?   1 Answer

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